A profile of former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will lead the third
season of Fox Sports Net's sports-biography series, Beyond the Glory.
Overall, the network announced Thursday, it will air 12 original episodes of
the one-hour weekly Sunday-night series, beginning June 1 with a close-up look
at National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing driver Rusty Wallace.
On July 16 the network will air a special two-hour show profiling Tyson.
Other athletes set to appear on the show include National Basketball Association
stars Dominique Wilkins and Paul Pierce and National Football League players
Jeff Garcia, Corey Dillon and Jerome Bettis.
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